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New Pokémon Snap releases this week, the sequel to a game that launched almost 21 years ago. GamesIndustry.biz decided to take a trip down memory lane with GfK Entertainment, to remind ourselves of the original game’s launch.
September 2000. Ah, the memories. Britney Spears was dominating the charts with songs like Oops! I Did It Again and Lucky. Ant & Dec had established themselves as the kings of Saturday morning television. X-Men, Scary Movie and Snatch were ruling the Box Office. And then there was Pokémon. Everywhere.
The hit video game franchise may have launched in Japan in 1996